HUDSON — YouThisMe, a mobile health technology company, announced that Dr. Warren Wexelman, a practicing cardiologist for more than 30 years in Brooklyn, has been appointed medical director.
In this new advisory role, Dr. Wexelman will provide medical and technical expertise as YouThisMe broadens the implementation of its UTM:RPM remote patient monitoring platform with leading hospitals and health care providers, which utilize such technology to improve care coordination, reduce re-hospitalization rates and lower care-delivery costs.
“Dr. Wexelman’s knowledge and perspective as a cardiologist will be invaluable to our company, particularly because our platform has so much applicability for patients with cardiac disease,” said Seth Lachterman, a partner in and co-founder of YouThisMe. “He is a strong believer in the benefits and potential for remote patient monitoring technology to enhance the lives of patients and create greater efficiencies for the health care system.”
Dr. Wexelman is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the New York City area, including NYU Langone Health, a premiere academic medical center. He previously served as associate chief medical officer at Maimonides Medical Center, where he was the founding director of the cardiac rehabilitation and exercise program. Dr. Wexelman is on the faculty of the NYU Langone School of Medicine, and serves as president of the Brooklyn chapter of the American Heart Association. He has been the medical director for the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer in New York City since 2002.